Technical Brief: COVID-19 Rumor Tracking Guidance for Field Teams

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

This is a short guide, with important steps and resources, on how country programs can track and address rumors around COVID-19 (as needed). The guide includes a number of great resources and links while also sharing nuggets from global, collective thinking around rumors.

The guide includes sections on:

  • Coordinating
  • Discovering the rumors
  • Verifying the information
  • Engaging the community